BARONESS SHREELA FLATHER
Baroness Shreela Flather is a British-Indian politician, teacher and life peer for the Conservative Party. She was the first Asian woman to receive a peerage. She has served as Deputy Mayor and as Mayor for the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. She has also been a teacher of English as a second language and a member of the Conservative Women’s National Committee. Baroness Flather has been recognised as Asian of the Year 1996. She has served senior posts in various organisations involved in refugee, community, race relations and prison work. She was also shortlisted for the Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award in 2015 for her outspoken work on women’s rights, and she remains in the directory of the Grassroot Diplomat Who’s Who publication.